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Definition 1: cook in nearly boiling water - [verb of change]

Samples where coddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • coddle eggs

(coddle is a kind of ...) transform and make suitable for consumption by heating

"These potatoes have to cook for 20 minutes"

(coddle belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Samples where coddle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • grandparents often pamper the children
  • Let's not mollycoddle our students!

Synonyms for coddle in the sense of this definition

(coddle is a kind of ...) interact in a certain way

"Do right by her" "Treat him with caution, please" "Handle the press reporters gently"

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